Carbo Ceramics

The CARBOBEAD® family of high-performance ceramic media technologies is engineered to provide a unique combination of consistent thermal, physical and chemical properties. These characteristics provide economic and performance advantages in a wide variety of applications compared to sand and other competing synthetic media types.


  • High-quality ceramic media engineered for superior strength and durability
  • Exceptional roundness and sphericity
  • Products meet AWWA B100 specifications
  • Chemically inert, non-hazardous and produces no respirable silica dust
  • Available in a range of sizes and densities to meet the needs of a wide variety of industrial applications


  • Cost-effective alternative to sand and competing ceramic media
  • Resists particle chipping, flaking, or crumbling that can clog filters
  • Free of impurities that can cause odors, stains, or blockage
  • Packs consistently for maximum filtering without clogging or channeling, allowing for easy backwashing


  • Abrasives
  • Catalyst supports
  • Concrete and cement
  • Heat transfer
  • Mine and tunnel roof support
  • Turf infill
  • Water filtration and absorption
  • Wear resistance

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